ViaSat, Inc. Mechanical Assembler (Component), Temporary in Atlanta, Georgia

Mechanical Assembler (Component), Temporary


Atlanta, GA

Job Responsibilities

ViaSat's heritage dates back to the beginning of satellite communication systems. Our achievements include many industry firsts in earth imaging, GPS systems, NASA research, and modern digital communication systems. Our diverse antenna product designs range from small airborne antennas to large 13 – 18 meter diameter dish antennas, weighing 50,000 pounds, and moving at 20 degrees per second, with high precision pointing accuracy. As one of the world’s top companies in this area, ViaSat’s products are installed on every continent including Antarctica.

Do you enjoy taking equipment apart and then putting it together again or fixing equipment when it isn’t working correctly? You will utilize your inner-tinkerer putting together mechanical assemblies for ViaSat, including large antennas, using light equipment and tooling. Working as part of a bigger team within our Manufacturing area, your sense of teamwork will draw you into additional duties, to include moving equipment and integrating assemblies into our bigger systems. If you can learn the job, we’ll train you to do it, and do it right, from documentation to following process and procedures!


  • 1+ years’ experience in basic mechanical assembly (mechanical tools, drills and impact tools, professional or personal)

  • Ability to follow instructions and read fabrication drawings

  • Ability to drive and operate a forklift, given proper training and instruction

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and work at heights up to 100 feet

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • US government position. US Citizenship required.

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

This position has safety related functions for the FAA; therefore, any offers will be contingent upon successfully passing drug/alcohol screening.


  • Operate light machinery

  • Operate forklifts and aerial lift

  • Ability to use mechanical tools, drills, & impact tools

  • Ability to work to documentation and procedures

Located in the heart of the Southeast, our Duluth, GA office offers culture, southern hospitality and cutting edge technology. It’s just a stone’s throw from Atlanta where you can enjoy the local sports teams, theater and cultural events, but far enough away that you can savor a more rural countryside – the best of both worlds. Drive your career to ViaSat where every day you know your expertise makes a difference to the company, your team and our customers!

If you are excited by this opportunity, submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and we’ll send you an automated response to let you know it has been received. If there is a potential match, someone from the recruiting team will be in contact with you as soon as possible.



ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.